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Alerts

PNACAC Seattle College Fair

PNACAC Seattle College Fair

on March 20, 2018 in Alerts

  Meet representatives from hundreds of colleges at the PNACAC College Fair at Seattle University on Saturday, April 21st from 10am-1pm. Learn more here, including ways to prepare. I have encouraged my students to make sure to add their colleges to their Corsava account so that they can see how their preferences line up with […]

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Standardized Tests

The PSAT Deciphered

The PSAT Deciphered

on December 19, 2017 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

With the October PSAT behind some sophomores and most juniors, and the results in, now is the time to start thinking about what they mean, and where to go from here. I really enjoyed this valuable explanation deciphering the test results as well as providing tips going forward.

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Events

Anne Wager & The College Essay Guy Podcast

Anne Wager & The College Essay Guy Podcast

on December 19, 2017 in Events & Workshops

I am excited to share this podcast produced by The College Essay Guy, Ethan Sawyer. We had fun talking about getting to the heart of finding a great college fit for students using Corsava Cards, with the title saying it all: “College List Hacking: Better Fit, Less Time, More Fun”. I especially like the way he hit […]

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Applications

Colleges Still Accepting Applications

Colleges Still Accepting Applications

on March 27, 2018 in Application Process

Do you have a change of plans? These colleges are still accepting applications for the Fall of 2018!       College Board Late Applications College Simply Colleges with Later Application Deadlines Canadian Universities And many UK universities have later deadlines      

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Heading to college

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

on November 30, 2015 in Heading to College

Created by a University of Washington professor, and offered free online through Coursera, this short course helps students and parents prepare successfully for the transition to college. Included are strategies for success and things to think about early in your college career. You can read more here.

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Paying for college

Deadlines for Financial Aid

Deadlines for Financial Aid

on January 30, 2018 in Paying for College

Here is a terrific update from Jeff Levy regarding the upcoming financial aid deadlines: For those families applying for financial aid, the Regular Decision financial aid submission deadlines have arrived. In a spot check of about two dozen schools, I found that most have deadlines this year between February 1 and February 15, but a handful […]

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Admissions

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

on February 26, 2017 in Admissions Process

Note this change from the University of Washington Office of Admissions: Beginning with autumn 2018 applicants, the University of Washington (Seattle) admission application deadline will move to November 15. The decision to move to an earlier deadline was made with fervent discussion and consideration of how it may affect applicants and you, our colleagues who advise […]

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Career Tips

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

on April 29, 2016 in Career Advice, Internships & Activities

I am very excited about this terrific new app, WayUp, a great way for students to connect with jobs and internships!

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